Tendaguru Kor 24 (Jurassic of Tanzania)

Where: Tanzania (9.6° S, 39.3° E: paleocoordinates 29.9° S, 17.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Trigonia Smeei Bed Member, Early/Lower Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marginal marine; lithified mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression, original calcite

Collection methods: mechanical

Primary reference: M. Aberhan, R. Bussert, W.-D. Heinrich, E. Schrank, S. Schultka, B. Sames, J. Kriwet and S. Kapilima. 2002. Palaeoecology and depositional environments of the Tendaguru Beds (Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous, Tanzania). Mitt. Mus. Nat.kd. Berl., Geowiss. Reihe (5(2002))19-44 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 35461: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 16.12.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Serpulimorpha -
Cycloserpula sp. Parsch 1956
 Pectinida - Limidae
Ctenostreon rugosum Smith 1817 file clam
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
"Liostrea dubiensis" = Praeexogyra dubiensis Contejean 1859 oyster
 Ostreida - Palaeolophidae
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Trigoniida -
 Heterobranchia - Nerineidae
 Pleurotomariida - Pleurotomariidae
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Thamnoseris sp. Fromentel 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Haplaraeidae
Meandrophyllia "sp. A" d'Orbigny 1849 stony coral
sp. A
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
"Astrocoenia bernensis" = Allocoeniopsis luciensis
"Astrocoenia bernensis" = Allocoeniopsis luciensis d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral